Workshops

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HIVE Showcase

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HIVE community is welcome to come and showcase any projects that they have completed this year through HIVE. Many professionals will be present at this event. Participants will have the opportunity to network and demonstrate projects for professionals.

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Apr 11, 1-3:00pm Arch 107 Register Showcase





HIVE Community Led Workshops BETA

Introducing HIVE Community Led Workshops. Community members are welcome to lead a workshop of their choice. We provide the space, you provide the content. Try some of our first Community Led Workshops.

Intro to Android

What will you learn?

Community Workshop led by a former industry professional.
Michael Stark is a UNL student who has industry experience developing mobile applications on the Android operating system. In this community workshop he will give an overview of development in Android and explore some basic techniques when developing for Android mobile apps.

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Apr 2, 6-8:30pm Arch 107 Register Android


Mobile App Series

Introducing HIVE Mobile App Development Series. A series of workshops designed to get you started making good mobile applications.

Quick Start to Mobile Apps

What will you learn?

Workshop led by HIVE.
Get a head start on development of mobile apps. This workshop takes you through the steps of developing prototypes of mobile apps quickly without requiring any prior knowledge on coding.

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Apr 17, 6-9pm Arch 107 Register Quick Start



Design for Mobile Apps

What will you learn?

Workshop led by HIVE.
All apps are not created equal. Learn techniques on how to make your apps look and feel better. Get the tools you need to make your apps stand out.

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Apr 9, 6-8:30pm Arch 107 Register Design Mobile



iOS Mobile Apps

What will you learn?

Workshop led by HIVE.
Get an in-depth look into mobile app development with iOS. This workshop takes you through the steps of developing real applications for the iOS operating system and how to utilize xCode (iOS IDE) to make apps for the iPhone and the iPad.

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Apr 21, 11am-6pm Arch 107 Register iOS Mobile





Designed to Sell Workshop Series

Create Professional Websites

What will you learn?

Community Workshop hosted by an industry professional from Flywheel.
Learn how to design websites and then learn how to actually build them using wordpress. No coding experience required.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is required. There will be a "Photoshop Basics" workshop 1 hour before this event (11am-Noon) to fulfill the Photoshop requirement.

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Apr 14, 11-12 Arch 107 Register Photoshop
Apr 14, 12-7 Arch 107 Register Websites









Here's a list of some of the workshops we have offered recently!



Build a Game Workshop Series

Windows 8 Gaming

What will you learn?

Get started making real games with Windows 8.
No coding experience necessary

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 02, 5-9pm Arch 107 Register



Build a Game

What will you learn?

Learn how to build games for the web and optimize for mobile.

In part 1 you will learn the basics of HTML5 canvas animation for games.
Prerequisite: Some programming expereince required; jQuery or Javascript recommended

In part 2 you will learn the basics of HTML5 physics engine box2dweb.
Prerequisite: Some programming experience required; jQuery or Javascript recommended

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 06, 6-9pm Arch 107 Register Part 1
Mar 13, 6-9pm Arch 107 Register Part 2





Weekend Challenges

UNL Startup Weekend

Sign Up for UNL StartUp Weekend!

Startup Weekends are events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups. What makes this event unique is that all this is done in only 1 weekend.

Want to know more? Get the details here.

You don't want to miss this event. Register Today!

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Mar 8-10 Arch 107 Register





Mobile App Development Workshop Series

Mobile App Development

Sunday March 3rd

Microsoft will have a coder in Lincoln coaching students how to develop apps for the Windows 8 platform.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get tips and techniques from a professional in the industry. Register Today!

Coming After Spring Break

A series of workshops designed to leave you well rounded in mobile app development. Check out the workshops coming to UNL,

Design for Mobile Apps: Get tips on how create the best user experience in this user interface design workshop

Quick Start to Building iOS and Android Apps: The secrets of how you can quickly get an app developed and launched on both native platform

iOS App Development: Get your native iOS app up and running with this hands on workshop

Android App Development: Get your native Andriod app up and running with this hands on workshop

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 3, 11a-7pm Arch 107 Register





Visual Effects Workshop Series

Create a 3D Animated Character

What will you learn?

Learn how to create a 3D charater using Maya.

In part 1 you will learn how to create a 3D character and how to rig it so it can be animated.

In part 2 you will learn how to animate the 3D character and the basics of dynamics and rendereing of 3D characters.
Prerequisite: Create a 3D Animated Character Part 1

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 06, 2-4pm Arch 107 Register Part 1
Mar 13, 2-4pm Arch 107 Register Part 2



Make a Promotional Video

What will you learn?

Learn how to make a promotional video using 2D motion graphics.

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 07, 3-5pm Arch 107 Register Part 1
Mar 14, 3-5pm Arch 107 Register Part 2



Branding: Logo Design

What will you learn?

Learn techniques to create an effective brand using logo design.

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 05, 3:30-5pm Arch 107 Register



Advertising: Poster Design

What will you learn?

Learn techniques to create effective advertisements through poster design.

Here are the files for the workshop.

Date/TimeLocationRegister
Mar 12, 3:30-5pm Arch 107 Register



AFTER EFFECTS 2

What will you learn?

Learn some creative ways to use masks to create layers, animate layers to hide and show objects, and use an Alpha Matte with a mask to create an irregular shaped layer.

Resource File Open_Sans:   download

Resource File Pics:   download

Date/TimeLocationRegister
TBA Arch 107 Register

ILLUSTRATOR 2

What will you learn?

With Illustrator you can create an infinite number of graphic styles and designs. The only limit is your imagination! Get started with this workshop and learn Illustrator tools through creating one of its coolest effects!

No experience in Illustrator needed!

Date/TimeLocationRegister
TBA Arch 107 Register

MAYA 3D Modeling Basics

What will you learn?

Come learn how to create 3D models using Maya!

Date/TimeLocationRegister
TBA Arch 107 Register

FINAL CUT

What will you learn?

Want to make movies?  Learn about the process of visual storytelling with Final Cut Pro 7. We will go over the basics of video editing using Final Cut Pro 7 and then give you a chance to show us what you can do with your new found knowledge!

Date/TimeLocationRegister
TBA Arch 107 Register

HTML5

What will you learn?

Learn how to create your ideas using HTML5! (previous experience with jQuery recommended)

Date/TimeLocationRegister
TBA Arch 107 Register

Coding Bootcamp: Use HTML5 and jQuery to build a rich user interactive mobile-friendly website

What will you learn?

We will use HTML5 and jQuery to build a rich interactive web application. We will also look into how to make the website mobile-friendly as well.

This Bootcamp will be very grueling and intense. But at the end you will walk out exhilarated and know how to build a website or application from scratch.

Some prior knowledge in HTML, CSS, Javascript or jQuery, and any programming language is expected.

If you have questions about if you're ready to take this workshop, shoot us an email at hive@unl.edu.


More details at Coding Bootcamp.

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TBA Arch 107 Register